The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Equity Derivatives
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 148 168
Rank change year-on-year +11 +20  
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 26 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 1.37% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 33
Median daily rate £600 £588 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% +2.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £638 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +2.59% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £65.00

Equity Derivative is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1375 1313 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 41.98% 39.51% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1105 1750
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 39
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -19.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £58.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Equity Derivative as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Equity Derivative.

1 38 (95.00%) Derivative
2 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (62.50%) Java
4 23 (57.50%) Front Office
4 23 (57.50%) Banking
4 23 (57.50%) Equities
5 19 (47.50%) Investment Banking
6 16 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 16 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
7 15 (37.50%) Migration
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Unix
10 9 (22.50%) Finance
11 8 (20.00%) MiFID
12 7 (17.50%) Market Making
12 7 (17.50%) SDLC
12 7 (17.50%) C#
13 6 (15.00%) Oracle
13 6 (15.00%) Python
13 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
13 6 (15.00%) JIRA
13 6 (15.00%) Hazelcast
14 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 5 (12.50%) React
14 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
14 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 5 (12.50%) TDD
15 4 (10.00%) .NET
15 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (10.00%) WPF

Equity Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Hazelcast
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 23 (57.50%) Banking
1 23 (57.50%) Front Office
2 19 (47.50%) Investment Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Front Office Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Lead Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
8 3 (7.50%) WPF Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 5 (12.50%) React
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) WPF
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 3 (7.50%) Redux
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) J2SE
5 1 (2.50%) JMS
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) WCF
5 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (95.00%) Derivative
2 23 (57.50%) Equities
3 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
2 16 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 15 (37.50%) Migration
4 7 (17.50%) Market Making
4 7 (17.50%) SDLC
5 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) Low Latency
7 3 (7.50%) MVVM
7 3 (7.50%) Open Source
8 2 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.50%) Change Management
9 1 (2.50%) OOD
9 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Scala
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.50%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Sophis
3 1 (2.50%) Sybase